The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 54 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.19% 1.49% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.67% 14.06% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £323 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
75 64 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.11% 10.58% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 64
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) Mockito
5 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Maven
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) Marketing
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) CMS
5 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
5 5 (41.67%) IntelliJ

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) lighttpd
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) VRRP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) Mockito
2 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (41.67%) IntelliJ
2 5 (41.67%) Ant
2 5 (41.67%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Hudson
4 2 (16.67%) Capybara
4 2 (16.67%) WATIR
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (16.67%) RSpec
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) Calabash
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Portal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) Ajax
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) JDBC
1 5 (41.67%) JSP
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
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